Hardcover, brick red decorative publisher’s cloth stamped in black and gold. Red coated end-papers. 419 pages. Published by Henry B. Ashmead [on title-page]; Porter and Coates imprint on lower spine. (1854). Lover was an Irish songwriter and author; “Handy Andy”, along with “Rory O’More” were his two most popular novels. Neat previous owner’s name on first blank prelim. Mild abrasion to spine cloth. A tight, square, clean copy with strong hinges and attractive publisher’s binding. Very good.